Folsom High School's new campus opened in the Fall of 1999 for upper division students, and was fully opened for all students in Fall of 2000.
Folsom High School is a nationally acclaimed American high school, located in Folsom, California, established in 1922. It is a part of the Folsom-Cordova Unified School District. With an approximate student population of 2,800 students and over 100 faculty members, Folsom High School has an outstanding record in achievements, being named as one of the US News best high schools in the country. Furthermore, Newsweek magazine has consistently ranked Folsom High School as a top one percent high school in the nation. Folsom High School has garnered its extraordinary prestige due to the diverse and well-rounded talent it produces in not only academics, but in arts and athletics as well. During the 2012-2013 academic year, Folsom High placed in the Top 3 at regional Mathletes competitions, as well as placing in the Top 3 at the regional Science Bowl. Furthermore, Folsom High School annually remains as a top contender for the regional inter-scholastic Academic Decathlon tournament. In 2010, the Boys' Varsity Football team won the California Interscholastic Federation Division II State Bowl game. In that same season, FHS Boys' Varsity Football team were one of the few high school teams to make a nationally televised appearance on ESPN for their prolific style of play on the field. Down Beat Magazine has ranked Folsom High Schoolâ€™s Jazz Band as the number one High School Big Band in the nation,an honor Folsom High has earned eight times since 1993. Down Beat has also top-ranked the Folsom High Jazz Choir nationally for the past 16 consecutive years. Due to Folsom High's nationally acclaimed Jazz program, Folsom High School hosts the regional "Jazz Festival" annually.
We have a son and a daughter who attended Folsom High School, and both subsequently graduated from college. It has been a great learning institution for many Folsom families.
I work, and live in Folsom, and would be happy to answer any other questions you may have about our beloved town!
This is a nice site. You can compare different cities. The low crime rate is exactly why we moved here. Of course, you have to make that determination yourself. Be sure to check several resources to be sure that the crime rate is acceptable to you.